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west, dorothy, 1907-1998
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berlin, ira, 1941-
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by Emecheta, Buchi
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A young Ibo girl named Aku-nna flees an unwanted marriage to be with her true love, Chike, the son of a prosperous former slave. However, Aku-nna's uncle refuses the bride price from Chike's family, an action that frightens Aku-nna for it foreshadows her own death in childbirth
Topics: General, Social life and customs, Fiction - General, Bride price, Fiction, Love stories, Nigeria,...
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by Diawara, Manthia, 1953-
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favorite 7
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-310) and index
Topics: African Americans in motion pictures, African American motion picture producers and directors,...
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by Jordan, Winthrop D; Jordan, Winthrop D. White over black: American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812
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"Much of the material in this book has been derived from White over black: American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812."
Topics: Slavery, African Americans, Esclavage, Noirs
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by Holloway, Joseph E
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favorite 7
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, African diaspora, Noirs américains, Noirs américains,...
Topics: African Americans in motion pictures, Noirs américains au cinéma, Cinéma
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by Emecheta, Buchi
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A young Ibo girl named Aku-nna flees an unwanted marriage to be with her true love, Chike, the son of a prosperous former slave. However, Aku-nna's uncle refuses the bride price from Chike's family, an action that frightens Aku-nna for it foreshadows her own death in childbirth
Topics: Bride price, African Americans
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by Nell Irvin Painter
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Topics: African Americans -- History, African Americans -- History -- Pictorial works, African American...
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by Brown, Elaine, 1943-
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Topics: Brown, Elaine, 1943-, Black Panther Party, African Americans, Black power
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Topics: X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, Black Muslims -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography
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eye 207
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Bibliography: p. 217-234
Topics: Johnson, Georgia Douglas Camp, 1886-1966, Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935, Grimké, Angelina...
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by Naylor, Gloria
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Topics: African American families, African Americans, Middle class
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by Wolfe, Tom
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A satire on America featuring a capitalist trying to avoid ruin. The hero is Charlie Croker of Atlanta whose plantation and skyscraper face repossession by banks for non-repayment of a loan. One way out might be to request leniency in return for hushing up a rape
Topics: Conglomerate corporations, Acquaintance rape, African American lawyers, Politics, Practical,...
Uncorrected proof
Topics: Bosket family, African Americans, African American prisoners, Violence, Racism
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by Bourgois, Philippe I., 1956- author
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-378) and index
Topics: Drug addiction & substance abuse, Ethnic studies, Sociology, Sociology - Urban, Crack...
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by Shakur, Assata
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"On May 2, 1973, Black Panther Assata Shakur (aka JoAnne Chesimard) lay in a hospital, close to death, handcuffed to her bed, while local, state, and federal police attempted to question her about the shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike that had claimed the life of a white state trooper. Long a target of J. Edgar Hoover's campaign to defame, infiltrate, and criminalize Black nationalist organizations and their leaders, Shakur was incarcerated for four years prior to her conviction on...
Topics: Shakur, Assata, Black Panther Party, African Americans, Black nationalism, Racism, Race relations,...
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by Wilson, August
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Originally published: [New York] : Plume, c1986
Topics: African Americans, African American families, Fathers and sons, Nineteen fifties
Source: inlibrary
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by Morrison, Toni
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Topics: Communal living, African Americans
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by Kolchin, Peter; Mazal Holocaust Collection. TxSaTAM
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-291) and index
Topics: Slavery, African Americans, Slavernij, Sklaverei, Geschichte (1619-1877), Geschichte 1619-1877,...
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by John Howard Griffin
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Topics: Griffin, John Howard, 1920-, African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions, Southern...
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by Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885
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Topics: Slaves, African Americans
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by McAdam, Doug
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Bibliography: p. 311-322
Topics: Mississippi Freedom Project, African Americans, Civil rights workers, African Americans, Negers,...
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by King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968; Carson, Clayborne, 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-390) and index
Topics: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, African Americans, Civil rights workers, Baptists, African...
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by Naylor, Gloria
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"Map by David Frampton."--T.p. verso
Topics: African Americans, African American families, Shamans
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by Haley, Alex
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"A condensed version of a portion of this work first appeared in Reader's digest."
Topics: Haley, Alex, Haley, Alex, Haley family, Kinte family, Haley, Alex, Haley (Famille), Kinté...
Cover title: The Eyes on the prize civil rights reader
Topics: African Americans, Civil rights movements
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202) and index
Topics: African American women -- Social conditions, Sexism -- United States, Feminism -- United States,...
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: African Americans, Folklore, Folklore negro, Folklore négro-américain, Bewusstsein, Kultur,...
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by Wolfe, Tom
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A satire on America featuring a capitalist trying to avoid ruin. The hero is Charlie Croker of Atlanta whose plantation and skyscraper face repossession by banks for non-repayment of a loan. One way out might be to request leniency in return for hushing up a rape
Topics: Conglomerate corporations, Acquaintance rape, African American lawyers, Politics, Practical,...
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by Haley, Alex
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"A condensed version of a portion of this work first appeared in Reader's digest."
Topics: Haley, Alex, Haley, Alex, Haley family, Kinte family, Haley, Alex, Haley (Famille), Kinté...
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
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Topics: 22 cm, riticism, Baldwin, James, 1924-, Motion picture plays, African Americans in motion pictures
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by Hurston, Zora Neale
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Indhold: Mules and men; Tell my horse; Dust tracks on a road; Selected articles
Topics: Hurston, Zora Neale, Folklorists, African American novelists, African Americans
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by McKay, Nellie Y
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topics: Morrison, Toni, Morrison, Toni, Morrison, Toni, Women and literature, African Americans in...
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by Shakur, Assata
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Topics: Shakur, Assata, Black Panther Party, African Americans, Black nationalism, Racism
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by Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950
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Reprint of 1933 ed. published by Associated Publishers, Washington
Topics: Sociology, Education Of Black Students, To 1964, General, Afro-Americans, Education, Employment,...
Includes bibliographical references (p. [465]-484) and index
Topics: Human experimentation in medicine, African Americans, Human Experimentation, Human Experimentation,...
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by Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-1973
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Topics: Prosser, Gabriel, ca. 1775-1800, Slave insurrections, African Americans
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [451]-459) and index
Topics: Universities and colleges, Affirmative action programs in education, African Americans, African...
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Copy 3 is an ordered replacement for copy 1 and 2 which are missing from the shelf
Topics: Black studies, Human rights, United States - 20th Century/60s, Religion, Black nationalism,...
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by Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002
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Discography: p. 515-518
Topics: Blues (Music), African Americans, African Americans, Blues, Negers, Mississippi-Delta (Region),...
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by Hatch, James V. (James Vernon), 1928-; Shine, Ted
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Revised edition of: Black theater, U.S.A
Topics: American drama, African Americans, Drama, American drama, Drama
Includes bibliographical references (p. [481]-593) and index
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, African Americans, Noirs américains, Noirs américains,...
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: African Americans, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery, Slave trade, Slave trade, Slave trade, Slaven...
Originally published in 1995
Topics: African Americans, Music
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-290) and index
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, Afro americanos, Noirs américains, Noirs américains, Noirs...
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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Returning frequently to Suwelo's visits to Mr. Hal and his stories about Fanny, this tale transcends time and examines such contradictions as black vs. white, man vs. woman, sexual freedom vs. sexual slavery, past vs. present, etc
Topic: African Americans
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St. Louis woman, by A. Bontemps and C. Cullen.--Take a giant step, by L. Peterson.--In splendid error, by W. Branch.--Trouble in mind, by A. Childress.--Simply heavenly, by L. Hughes.--A raisin in the sun, by L. Hansberry.--Purlie Victorious, by O. Davis.--Dutchman, by L. Jones--The amen corner, by J. Baldwin.--In the wine time, by E. Bullins.--No place to be somebody, by C. Gordone.--Ceremonies in dark old men, by L. Elder III
Topics: American drama, American drama, African Americans
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 342-347) and index
Topics: Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937, Jones, Lois Mailou, 1905-1998, Clark, Edward, 1926-, Basquiat,...
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by Hurston, Zora Neale
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-222)
Topic: African Americans
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by Manning Marable
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Topics: African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century, African Americans -- Politics and...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-369) and index
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, Civil rights movements, Civil rights movements, African...
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Includes index
Topics: African Americans, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
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by Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Foner, Philip Sheldon, 1910-1994; Taylor, Yuval; Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 Life and writings of Frederick Douglass
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"This book is an abridgement and adaptation of Philip S. Foner's The life and writings of Frederick Douglass, originally published in New York in five volumes, 1950-1975"--T.p. verso
Topics: Black studies, Human rights, Social conditions, Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,...
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Bibliography: p. [239]-248
Topics: African Americans, Civil rights movements, Ligues des droits de l'homme, Noirs américains
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by Baker, Houston A; Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962-; Redmond, Patricia
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-231) and index
Topics: American literature, American literature, African American women, Women and literature, African...
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by Berlin, Ira, 1941-; Harris, Leslie M. (Leslie Maria), 1965-
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"Published in conjuncture with the New-York Historical Society."
Topics: African Americans, Slavery, Antislavery movements, Slaves, Free African Americans, African...
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by McMillan, Terry
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When Franklin, a young construction worker, meets Zora, a struggling singer from Ohio, neither is certain they can make the sacrifices and commitments needed to build love
Topic: African Americans
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-395) and index
Topics: Sweet, Ossian, 1895-1960, Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938, Trials (Murder), African Americans, African...
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by Smith, Lillian (Lillian Eugenia), 1897-1966; Gladney, Margaret Rose
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Author cites the evils of segregation for both white and colored people and gives the history of race relations from pre-Civil War days
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, Social conditions
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by Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972; Duckett, Alfred
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Topics: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972, African Americans
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-401) and index
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, Afro americanos, Civil Rights Movement, Negers, Noirs...
Bibliography: p. 227-234
Topics: American literature, American literature, African Americans, African Americans in literature,...
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Topic: African Americans -- Drama.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-269) and index
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, African Americans, Success, Self-defeating behavior
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by Furman, Jan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-120) and index
Topics: Morrison, Toni, Morrison, Toni, Morrison, Toni, Women and literature, African American women in...
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by Edward P. Jones
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Topics: African Americans -- Fiction., Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction.
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by Lupton, Mary Jane
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-173) and index
Topics: Angelou, Maya, Women and literature, African Americans in literature
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by Douglas A. Blackmon
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Topics: African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century, African Americans -- Civil rights --...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-256) and index
Topics: African Americans, Blacks, Vodou, African diaspora, Noirs américains, Noirs, Vaudou, Africains...
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by Jones, Charles E. (Charles Earl), 1953-
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"A DuForcelf book"--T.p. verso
Topics: Black Panther Party, African Americans, Black power
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Bibliography: p. xvii-xix
Topics: African Americans in motion pictures, African American entertainers, African Americans in the...
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by Kennedy, Randall, 1954-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 474-513) and index
Topics: Discrimination in criminal justice administration, African Americans, African American criminals
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by Rowan, Carl T. (Carl Thomas), 1925-2000
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-457) and index
Topics: Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993, Marshall, Thurgood (1908-1993), Marshall, Thurgood, United States....
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-401) and index
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, Afro americanos, Civil Rights Movement, Negers, Noirs...
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by Wright, Richard, 1908-1960
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134,872-v.1 Early works
Topic: African Americans
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Glossary: p. 158-159
Topics: African Americans, African American dance, Popular culture, Rap (Music)